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5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
+1 718-472-4355
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
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Sunnyside, New York
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298 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Sunflower! That's what it means. I came here for lunch with my friend. While waiting for my friend I checked the menu and the place. It looked familiar then I remember coming to a French restaurant in LIC a few years ago and it could be this one. Whatever the case is, it was good last time and hope this... More 

Thank NoraFrydman
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

French Cuisine $60 pp + tip for two with bottle of wine Accepts all major credit cards Long Weekend Dinner Minimal Wait Reservations Helpful Order: Terrine of duck liver (house foie gras), duck breast and Monday sirloin avec potato gratin, crème brulee and calvados. Bottle of Montagne St. Emilion. Tournesol has a romantic and intimate atmosphere that attracts a more... More 

Thank Jjm W
Astoria, New York
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Steps away from the Vernon-Jackson stop on the 7 line, this French Bistro is a must try. It has a quaint and tasteful ambience with delicious food and wonderful service. There are daily specials, as well as a special of the day listed on their menu. They have a nice price fix from Mon-Wed ($29 dollars for three courses). I... More 

Thank Danielle F
Pacific City, Oregon
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had been traveling all day from Portland to NYC and my brother Scott picked us up at the airport and took us to this place which is a favorite of his. I now see why. The ownership, staff and all were so attentive and knowledgeable and friendly. The food was to die for and we loved every morsel and cleaned... More 

Thank aa1767a
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Came here with a friend for Saturday brunch. Got the Croque Madam (comes with salad) and some coffee. My meal was filling, delicious, and best of all - super affordable! All the main dishes were under $10. My friend speaks French fluently and so does at least one of the waiters, and so I got to practice ordering food in... More 

Thank AwandererL34
Mendoza, Argentina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit in this French bistro. Superfriendly staff, amazing steak with french fries and delicious goat cheese balls. The desserts are also highly recommended! Not to miss when in the neighbourhood!

Thank Saritatravelsabroad
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This small restaurant offers French cuisine the way it's supposed to be served. The staff is extremely friendly and speaks English as well as French which was greatly appreciated. All the food we ate was prepared to perfection and tasted great. If you're looking for a place to have a romantic dinner with your loved one, go to a small... More 

Thank Veronique52
Bedworth, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were stopping at the Best Western Plaza and fancied a steak. After a quick search on Trip Advisor we found the Tournesol which was a 30minute walk from our hotel. My son & I both had steaks and they were spot on and we had a creme burlee to finish. The food was great and the service was good... More 

Thank Paul B
Long Island City, New York
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We just dined there recently for lunch with friends and had a good meal by the time it arrived an hour later. They had a party of ten or twelve come in after we ordered and that came first. This hasn't been our experience there. Service is usually great and the salad Nicoise is my favourite for lunch, the burger... More 

Thank Marlene D
Outer Banks, North Carolina
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I enjoyed this sweet French bistro, but don't visit this restaurant if you are on a time schedule. It took TIME for someone to give us a menu, it took TIME for a waiter to take our order, it took TIME for the kitchen to prepare our meal (how long does it take to make French toast?) and, finally, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-472-4355
Traditional French Bistro from south west of France.

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